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251 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 13 years of experience

Bishop autos a local mobile mechanic business set up in 2012 we are a company specialising in the mobile repair, air con and computer diagnostics of today’s vehicles ❄️🥶 we do air con regas services on ...

2 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 8 years of experience

Mobile mechanic specialising in VW Transporters (T5-T6.1) however, I cover all makes and models.

52 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 34 years of experience

With a combined 34 years experience in Motor Vehicle repair, we (Lee and Ryan) have worked on various different vehicle makes and models during this time. The knowledge and experience we have gained over the...

13 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 10 years of experience

Light vehicle technician level 1,2 and 3 obtained at Swindon college in 2013. Working as a light vehicle technician in main a main dealership before moving on to working for an independent garage as a techn...

23 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 11 years of experience

Previous employment has allowed me to have experience in a range of fields. From dealership to large second hand car retailer working with both cars and vans new and old. I am able to carry out diagnostic c...

33 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Gloucestershire, 11 years of experience

I began my career with Marchant's Coaches in Cheltenham where I completed my apprenticeship and worked through college in Bristol. In total I was with Marchant's for around 5 years. I moved to the Glouces...

21 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Gloucestershire, 18 years of experience

I began my career in HGV's which is what I completed my apprenticeship in. I moved after this to a DAF dealership called Watts Trucks for 2 years working with HGV's and LGV's. I moved across to work on aut...

28 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 15 years of experience

We carry out repairs from Brakes, Tyres & Exhausts to Clutches, Cambelts & Head gaskets. Just give us a call or send us an e-mail for a quote! Servicing your vehicle regularly prolongs its life and in retur...

50 Reviews

Mobile mechanic in Gloucestershire, 10 years of experience

I began my career in Leicester with City Motors completing my 3 year apprenticeship and achieved my IMI level 3 qualification. when I left City Motors I moved to work as a contractor for various brands Jag/L...

104 Reviews

Garage in Gloucestershire, 16 years of experience

Diagnostic technician with 15+ years of experience in the motor trade, Specialising in Luxury and performance vehicles. Working with vehicles from Ferrari, Maserati, Jaguar, and Land Rover, as well as lo...

502 Reviews

Garage serving Gloucestershire, 21 years of experience

I have over 2 decades of experience in the motor industry..

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Garage serving Gloucestershire, 20 years of experience

I did my apprenticeship at a garage in Swindon as I studied with Northstar College. After graduating I left and went to Charlie Browns auto services for 2-3 years. Following my time at Charlie Browns I went ...

199 Reviews

Garage serving Gloucestershire, 25 years of experience

We have an extensive work history from main dealerships upto where we are and we are also trained on hgv vehicles with very good references

180 Reviews

Garage serving Gloucestershire, 53 years of experience

The Company’s Roadside Assistance brand is now the preferred choice for the South of England and has become synonymous with efficiency, punctuality and courtesy resulting in all the major motoring organisati...

Frequently asked questions about car battery replacement & repairs in Gloucestershire

Read our answers to questions about car battery replacement costs, symptoms and more.

What does a vehicle’s battery replacement in Gloucestershire involve?

  • Mechanic will inspect the electrical system.
  • If necessary the battery is replaced
  • Mechanic makes sure the battery's cables have not corroded or damaged before putting them back.
  • Mechanic tests the battery charging system to confirm it is working as it should be.

What are the signs that your car needs a new battery?

  • You may initially find that when you unlock the vehicle, the central locking doesn’t work.
  • When you turn the key in the ignition, you have no lights on the dashboard.
  • When you attempt to start the engine, you get a very slow turn over, nothing at all or just a rapid clicking.

How long will a battery replacement take in Gloucestershire?

A car battery replacement usually takes under 1 hour, but can take more time. Ultimately, the time that the job will take will depend on a number of factors, like your vehicle's make and model, year, as well as other factors. Select your car at the top of this page for information on job time and cost for your vehicle through ClickMechanic.

How do you know if your car needs a new battery?

Every time a battery goes “flat”, it can damage the cells in the unit and whilst it may show 12v the actual power of the battery is reduced. Therefore if you are having to get assistance to start a vehicle due to the battery, then you should really consider changing it.

With the newer batteries having higher demands on them, the lifespan has reduced and these batteries may only last 3 years. If you are buying a second hand car for instance, that has an automatic stop/start system, it's worth taking into consideration the cost of buying a new battery and replacing the one installed if it hasn’t been recently done.

How much does it cost to fix a dead car battery in Gloucestershire?

Fixing a dead car battery may require replacement of the battery. Average cost for the replacement is £130. Battery prices for vehicles with a stop/start system are usually a bit higher.

How much does it cost to service a battery in Gloucestershire?

You can't technically service a car battery, if it is faulty it is commonly replaced. Cost for a battery replacement will vary between between £100 and £300, if your vehicle has a stop/start system the price could be a little higher.

How do I find the right battery for my car?

Your vehicle's manual will have guidance on the correct battery needed for the car. If you are unsure which battery is required, check with a professional mechanic, they will be able to help to identify which battery is needed for the car. Our in-house mechanic team can help find the right battery for you.

Is a faulty battery an MOT failure?

Yes, batteries are checked as part of an MOT and hence your car can fail on an issue with the battery that is considered a major issue. For example it might be flagged that your car battery is mounted insecurely or that the battery is leaking.

My car is not starting, how do I know if it's a battery, alternator or starter motor issue?

If you notice that the engine starts but dies soon after, then the alternator probably isn't keeping the battery charged. When you start up the car and notice that the interior lights are slowly fading, it could also indicate an issue with the alternator.

If you try jump starting the car and it works, it could imply an issue with the battery. However, it is important to note that a dead battery can also be caused by a failing alternator.

To test the starter, put on the headlights, if they don't come on, then the battery is probably flat or dead and may need to be recharged or replaced. If the headlights do come on, then try starting the car. If it still won't start, then the starter motor may be the problem.

What is the warranty on a car battery?

Most car batteries come with a warranty of 3-5 years, but this can differ based on the manufacturer and the individual warranty conditions.

Can Gloucestershire garages offer home collection and delivery for car battery replacement?

Yes, many garages in Gloucestershire are able to offer collection and delivery for a car battery replacement. With ClickMechanic collection & delivery is free if your vehicle is drivable. Once booked a mechanic will pick up the vehicle on the day and time of your choice, do the work, and return the vehicle at a time convenient to you. Simply enter your vehicle registration number and postcode to get an upfront price for a car battery replacement in Gloucestershire.

Can Gloucestershire mobile mechanics do car battery replacement at my home or office?

Yes, Gloucestershire mobile mechanics can do a car battery replacement at your home or office, provided there is a safe and sufficient space to conduct the repair or replacement. With ClickMechanic, once booked for a date and time of your choice, your booking will be offered to vetted mobile mechanics in your area.

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